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DAve dave.list at
Fri Jun 2 17:49:46 IST 2006

Julian Field wrote:
> On 1 Jun 2006, at 21:47, DAve wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I'm about to hit the switch on my upgrade of MailScanner plus addition 
>> of MailWatch and I was curious as just how bad is version 4.53.8? The 
>> change log doesn't look like anything Julian fixed since would be a 
>> problem for me.
> There was a nasty problem in the phishing net, that was the biggest 
> problem. I would definitely go for 4.54.
>> I know I could install the latest source, and I normally only build my 
>> own source but....
> It's written in perl, there *is* only source.

You and I know that, but if I get it by a truck...

"portupgrade -bcDivR mailscanner"

just might save the day ;^)

>> I've been trying to use the ports system on FreeBSD with my 
>> MailScanner machines, half as an experiment and half "what do we do if 
>> DAve gets hit by a truck" preparedness ;^).
>> The most current port is 4.53.8. We run ClamAv and BitDefender, should 
>> we use 4.53.8 or not? I hate to wait too long, this weekend is a 
>> perfect time to do the push for me.
> I would not go for 4.53, personally.

I didn't think so. Well I *hate* to sound like I'm whining but here goes.

Jan, any timeframe on a new FreeBSD port of MailScanner? Looking at the 
install I would think I could almost edit the Makefile and do a "make 
makesum" and get it to install 4.54.6-1.



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Maybe they forgot who made that choice possible.

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